Getting started with the Norwegian e-procurement infrastructure.
Norway has an extensive e-procurement infrastructure, built around open standards and private sector participation in developing and providing connectivity and services.
See related content on your right.
The adoption of internationally compatible e-procurement standards increases the demand for ICT services, including procurement tools and network connectivity.
Becoming an access point connectivity provider for suppliers and contracting authorities is a useful entry point. To do this, you need to:
- build a PEPPOL-enabled Access Point
- test and validate the access point
The guides on the right provide further detail on technical details of the Norwegian e-procurement infrastructure.
Norwegian e-procurement infrastructure
Norway e-procurement infrastructure is designed around the pan-European PEPPOL standards. Using a PEPPOL-based transport infrastructure, along with several other systems and networks, buyers and suppliers can currently conduct the following transactions electronically in Norway:
- search for Norwegian and European public sector tenders
- respond to tenders and requests for information
- sign tender offers
- publish digital catalogues
- receive orders
- send order confirmations
- send despatch advices
- send invoices
- send credit notes
- send reminders
- make payments
- Find the current and historical operating status of Difi’s PEPPOL infrastructure.
- Find the current status of the Norwegian e-procurement address register (ELMA ) provided by Tickstar’s Galaxy Gateway.
Last updated 31. August 2016